Cookies Policy

UK Sport uses cookies on its website. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

By using our website www.uksport.gov.uk you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookies Policy. In particular, you accept the use of Analytics and Functionality cookies (for the purposes described below).

If you do not accept the use of these cookies please disable them following the instructions in this Cookies Policy, for instance by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.  Alternatively, please do not use this website.

What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

You may find more general information about cookies including about the main types here

What types of cookies does UK Sport use? 
The types of cookies used on this website can be classified into one of two categories, namely Analytics Cookies and Functionality Cookies.  An explanation of each type of cookie is provided below:

1. Analytics Cookies  – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. You may find more general information about analytics cookies here.

If you would like to see a list of the Analytics Cookies used by this website, the purpose they are used for and how you can block them click here

2. Functionality Cookies  – These cookies allow the website to remember choices the user makes (such as your user name, language or preferred font size) and provide enhanced features.  For example, these cookies can be used to remember changes the user has made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that the user can customise. They may also be used to provide services the user has asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising and without these cookies the website will not be able to remember choices that you have previously made or personalise your website browsing experience. You may find more general information about Functionality Cookies here.

If you would like to see a list of the Functionality Cookies used by this website, the purpose they are used for and how you can block them click here.

How to control and delete cookies through the browser
The ability to enable, disable or delete cookies can also be completed at browser level, in order to do this follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website.

Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser. 

Cookies that have been set in the past
If you have disabled one or more cookies or cookie categories, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

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